Israel has continued its attacks against the besieged Gaza Strip for a second day. The blockaded coastal enclave has endured bombing from IDF warplanes that have so far killed 12, including a 5 year old girl, Alaa Abdullah Riyad, and left over 50 more injured. In a statement, the IDF claimed they were prepared for … Read more
Since the state’s formation, neutrality in international affairs has been a key tenet of foreign policy considerations in the 26 counties. However, it is a tenet that has seen continuous challenges from successive governments, and has been eroded by measures such as the south’s participation in EU Battlegroups, and by its co-operation with the EU’s … Read more
As the war in Ukraine reaches the end of its second week, the Connolly Youth Movement reiterates its opposition to both Russian aggression, and NATO antagonism and exacerbation of the conflict. As we write, thousands of refugees flee their homes, while thousands more, workers all, engage in futile and bloody battle at the behest and … Read more
We call on Ireland to give voice to the humanitarian spirit of its people, whose own struggles sent them in mourning and in penury to all shores, to give refuge to the homeless and endangered of Ukraine and Russia, to those psychologically impacted by the realities of conflict. he workers of all nations are our brothers and sisters, and we must risk our own lives to prevent machines of death from passing through our country to kill them.
As tensions flare up between Moscow and Washington over the imperial intervention in Syria, we must first break down and analyse what has transpired so far regarding the Syria situation, we then must look at past occurrences of western intervention in the Middle East and begin to understand the underlying pattern of imperialism within these … Read more